Removing Pins from LEGO Keychains

If you’re like us, you snagged a copy of 5004928 Kiss Kiss Tuxedo Batman and thought “man, wouldn’t it be amazing if one of my minifigures could strut around town in this kiss-covered white tuxedo?” You know you thought the same thing. Also, if you’re like us, you’ve heard rumors about the ways in which

MOC: Classic Sonic TV

A while back I made a Super Mario Brothers MOC (You may need to use Google Translate on that page). This came about when I decided to capture that iconic Nintendo game in LEGO, through the perspective of playing on an old TV. Although the game came out in the mid-80s, I assumed kids weren’t getting

In (Selective) Defense of the LEGO® Mini-dolls

In 2012, as part of an effort to capture more of the girls’ toy market by launching the Friends theme, LEGO introduced the “Mini-doll” figure. Ostensibly this new figure was designed to meet girls’ request for a more stylized and “realistic” play figures, and love them or hate them, it seems like they’re here to

Cherry Trees: Two Techniques

If you’re like me, you’re always looking for that je ne sais quoi that brings your display to life. Trees & other shrubbery are a big part of that, in my opinion. Maybe that negates the ne sais part, because I do know what the quality is, but also I don’t speak French, so…. Cherry

Event Recap: Portland Maker Faire

Through my local LEGO User Group, PortLUG, I had the opportunity to participate in a local Maker Faire hosted at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI). Maker Faire describes themselves as “The Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth”, and hosts events all around the world to celebrate DIYers, technology enthusiasts, crafters, tinkerers… you

Hello world!

Our very first post! We’re two sisters who grew up playing with Lego, and have started building again as adults. Apparently this makes us WAFOLs, or “Women Adult Fans of Lego”, and yes – we do pronounce it “waffles”. This site was created as a space where we can share our love of Lego with